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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 283–304.
Published: 01 December 2006
...: Cambridge University Press. Myerson, Roger B. 1989 . Mechanism Design. In The New Palgrave: Allocation, Information, and Markets , edited by John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, and Peter Newman. New York: Norton. Osborne, Martin J., and Ariel Rubinstein. 1994 . A Course in Game Theory . Cambridge, Mass...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 279–311.
Published: 01 December 2013
... describing agnotology, the new area of the history of science that studies such phenomena, we recount two instances of these activities: the role of market designers in the framing and justification of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, and the manufacture of the now-widespread impression that Fannie Mae...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 85–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... theory, an epistemology of “application” that emphasized awareness to institutional details, trials and errors and experiments). By the 2000s, they had turned into economic engineers designing markets and other allocation mechanisms. These cross-disciplinary exchanges were mediated by Stanford’s own...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 221–244.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of engineering and economics. The designed market is a hybrid of the engi- neer s control system, its explicit algorithm for processing signals and determining an optimal response, and the economist s multitude of dis- tributed utility maximizers. The speci c division of labor between control and spontaneous...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 168–190.
Published: 01 December 2020
... argued that the conception of information as a commodity, and the identi­cation of places where it fails to function as such, has played a critical role in motivating economists to establish market design as an important goal in their work. They further argue that an emphasis on the design of ef­cient...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 127–157.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and the expertise they possess. First documenting their growth bibliometrically, this article aims to illuminate the origins, content, and contexts of quasi-experimental research designs, which seek natural experiments to justify causal inference. To highlight lines of continuity and discontinuity in the transition...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 10–27.
Published: 01 December 2020
... to the rise of the new sub eld of market design, which he had helped develop, as characteristic of an engineer s stance and provided several examples of engineering practices applied to economics: the design of labor clearinghouses such as the entry-level labor market for American physicians...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 312–315.
Published: 01 December 2013
... economy of market design, George Stigler’s role as architect of the postwar Chicago School, and (with Robert Van Horn) the history of economics imperialism, focusing on the efforts of Stigler, Aaron Director, and Steven Levitt. Current research of his focuses on the development of neoliberal...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 220–253.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., Statistics, and Models in the Work of Irving Fisher and Wesley Mitchell .” Theory and Society 32 ( 3 ): 379 – 411 . ———. 2011 . “ What Do Market Designers Do When They Design Markets? Economists as Consultants to the Redesign of Wholesale Electricity Markets in the US .” In Social Knowledge...
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History of Political Economy 175–203.
Published: 26 August 2021
... in Statistics . Reading, MA : Addison-Wesley . Nik-Khah Edward Mirowski Philip . 2019 . “ On Going the Market One Better: Economic Market Design and the Contradictions of Building Markets for Public Purposes .” Economy and Society 48 , no. 2 : 268 – 94 . Ostrovsky Michael Schwarz...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 305–308.
Published: 01 December 2020
... and politics of electricity market design. Chung-Tang Cheng is a PhD candidate in economic history at the London School of Economics and was a research fellow at the Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University for the 2018 19 academic year. His thesis investigates how econometricians have...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (Suppl_1): 322–342.
Published: 01 December 2006
... validity of Marshallian supply and demand theory need not depend on the theory’s assumptions being literally descriptive of cognitively bounded human agents. The next section discusses the role computers have played in the design and operation of markets, and in modeling and facilitating...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 317–330.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., 287n14 139, 151, 152–53 and Power Auctions and Market ethics and, 157–61 Design, 294 Failure of the “New Economics, private intellectuals and, 279–311 154, 155, 157 Troubled Asset Relief Program Fischer...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (S1): 270–293.
Published: 01 December 2020
... of mechanical or biological systems to the abstract theory of choice and rationality, and demonstrates how the group was related to—and communicated with—the scholars doing work in social choice, mechanism design, and formal political theory. It also speculates on one missed research opportunity of doing...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 1–19.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Liberalism . Chicago : University of Chicago Press . Barber W. J. 1996 . Designs within Disorder: Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Economists, and the Shaping of American Economic Policy, 1933-1945 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Bell Daniel . 1960 . The End of Ideology...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 613–622.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Daniel L. Cuda This article introduces a previously unpublished paper by Abba P. Lerner that offers one of the first examples of economic ideas interacting with issues of bureaucracy and public organization. Written in 1942, the paper is titled “Design for a Streamlined War Economy,” and it argues...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (Supplement): 103–126.
Published: 01 December 2017
... also important through the development of large private markets such as eBay and Amazon, creating a demand from business for expertise in areas such as mechanism design and experiments. IT giants such as Goo- gle and Microsoft invested heavily in economic expertise. Other approaches to economic...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (3): 561–587.
Published: 01 June 2020
... is also commonly used by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics to express levels of household income and by market research institutes to designate house- hold consumption. To arrive at the conclusion that by 2008 Brazil had a predominantly middle-class population, Neri calculated the mean...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 191–223.
Published: 01 June 2016
... . “Rationality, Minds, and Machines in the Laboratory.” PhD diss. , University of Notre Dame . ———. 2006 . “Mechanism Design Theory Embodying an Algorithm-Centered Vision of Markets/Organizations/Institutions.” In Agreement on Demand: Consumer Theory in the Twentieth Century , edited by Mirowski...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 1–30.
Published: 01 December 1999
... . London: Routledge. Bianchi , Marina . 1999 . Design and Efficiency: New Capabilities Embedded in New Products. In Knowledge and Economic Organization: Essays in Honour of Brian Loasby , edited by Sheila Dow and Peter Earle. Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar. Clayton , Timothy . 1997...